publication . Article . 2017

Sport – In Praise of Doping on its Usefulness and Necessity

Jerzy Kosiewicz;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Dec 2017 Journal: Physical Culture and Sport: Studies and Research (issn: 1899-4849, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Sciendo
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>The author points out that in contemporary competitive, record oriented, professional, spectacular, top-level sport, elite sport, marketability sport or Olympic sport – whose beginnings should be dated to the turn of the 19<jats:sup>th</jats:sup> and the 20<jats:sup>th</jats:sup> century – mistaken decisions, which inhibited development of the abovementioned forms of sport, took place.</jats:p><jats:p>Primarily it was restricted to circle of financially well-off gentlemen, women’s participation was forbidden, participation of professional athletes was also forbidden to a considerable degree (and during the Olympic games –...
free text keywords: forbidden sport doping, abolition of a ban of doping, usefulness and necessity of sport doping, Sports, GV557-1198.995, Applied Psychology, Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management, Cultural Studies, Education
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